California woman sentenced for $1M Jazzercise embezzlement

AP News
Posted: Jul 27, 2017 10:48 AM

VISTA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California woman who embezzled about $1 million from the Jazzercise company has been sentenced to more than seven-and-a-half years in prison.

The San Diego Union-Tribune says ( ) Sherri Potts was sentenced Tuesday.

Potts was finance director of the Carlsbad-based exercise business for about nine years.

Authorities say the Fallbrook woman embezzled to finance personal expenses and a gambling habit.

The thefts were discovered after Potts was let go from the company in 2014.

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She was arrested last fall and pleaded guilty in March to grand theft, forgery and fraudulent appropriation.


Information from: The San Diego Union-Tribune,